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Kern County Sheriff's deputies involved in fatal shooting in Oildale

Officer-Involved Shooting in Oildale
Officer-Involved Shooting in Oildale
Officer-Involved Shooting in Oildale
Officer-Involved Shooting in Oildale
Posted at 2:29 PM, Feb 09, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-21 11:11:30-05

OILDALE, Calif. (KERO) — UPDATE (FEBRUARY 19TH @ 11:10 AM): The Kern County Sheriff's Office identified the suspect as 25-year-old Deven Karl Moore.


UPDATE (Feb. 10th @ 10:45 AM): According to a spokesperson for the Kern County Sheriff's Office, the suspect was armed with a “fixed blade hunting style knife.” No additional information was provided.


Officer-Involved Shooting Location

UPDATE (3:12 PM): One person is dead after a shooting involving deputies from the Kern County Sheriff's Office Wednesday afternoon.

According to Danielle Kernkamp, public information officer for the Kern County Sheriff's Office, the KCSO "received multiple reports of a suspect in the 5000 block of Pierce Road, breaking car windows and committing assault with a deadly weapon. Deputies responded and located the suspect who was armed with a deadly weapon. The suspect then attempted to take an uninvolved subject into a hostage situation and an officer-involved shooting occurred. The suspect was pronounced deceased at the theme their identity will be released pending next of kin notification by the coroner's office. No one else was injured and the investigation is ongoing at this time."


The Kern County Sheriff's Office said an officer was involved in a shooting on Wednesday afternoon in Oildale.

KCSO said the incident happened in the 5100 block of Pierce Road near State Road.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.